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The longest place name in the world

Maori name of the hill in the Guinness Book

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The longest place name in the world
Inserted: 14.02.2018
Author: Tony Výborný © gigaplaces.com

Taumatawhakatan­gihangakoauau­otamateaturipu­kakapikimaunga­horonukupokaiw­henuakitanata­hu, or simply ** Taumata ** boasts the title of the longest place name in the world. The name means roughly: „A place where Tamatea, a man with big knees, who slid from the mountains, climbed the mountains and swallowed the mountains – known as the Eaters – played his flute for his beloved.“

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